how to pronounce hoodwink


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hoodwink is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of hoodwink


  1. To cover the eyes with a hood; to blindfold.
  2. To hide or obscure.
  3. To deceive by disguise; to dupe, bewile, mislead.
  4. To overshadow something in a way that one is blind or oblivious to it.

hoodwink frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hoodwink occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hoodwink can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hoodwink can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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